2013 Silverstone MotoGP FP1 Result: Marquez Edges Lorenzo

Marc Marquez continues his run of form in MotoGP, picking up at Silverstone where he left off at Brno. The Repsol Honda rookie topped the first session of free practice at the British circuit, holding off a strong challenge by Jorge Lorenzo. As the session went on, Marquez extended his advantage, pulling out a gap of over two tenths of a second over Lorenzo at the end of the session.

Cal Crutchlow took 3rd in FP1, the Tech 3 Yamaha rider finding a burst of speed at the end of the session to end up just nine thousandths of a second behind Lorenzo. Dani Pedrosa was 4th quickest, four tenths off Crutchlow and over six tenths behind his Repsol Honda teammate Marquez. Alvaro Bautista settled in well at Silverstone, taking 5th just behind Pedrosa and two tenths ahead of Valentino Rossi, the Factory Yamaha rider ending in 6th. Stefan Bradl grabbed 7th, a second behind Marquez, and just ahead of Nicky Hayden on the factory Ducati and Bradley Smith on the second Monster Tech 3 Yamaha. Andrea Dovizioso rounds out the top 10 on the factory Ducati.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Diff Previous
1 93 Marc Marquez Honda 2'03.816    
2 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 2'04.035 0.219 0.219
3 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 2'04.044 0.228 0.009
4 26 Dani Pedrosa Honda 2'04.431 0.615 0.387
5 19 Alvaro Bautista Honda 2'04.455 0.639 0.024
6 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 2'04.682 0.866 0.227
7 6 Stefan Bradl Honda 2'04.838 1.022 0.156
8 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 2'04.958 1.142 0.120
9 38 Bradley Smith Yamaha 2'05.108 1.292 0.150
10 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 2'05.313 1.497 0.205
11 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia ART 2'05.525 1.709 0.212
12 29 Andrea Iannone Ducati 2'05.708 1.892 0.183
13 8 Hector Barbera FTR Kawasaki 2'06.150 2.334 0.442
14 14 Randy de Puniet Aprilia ART 2'06.262 2.446 0.112
15 5 Colin Edwards FTR Kawasaki 2'06.305 2.489 0.043
16 51 Michele Pirro Ducati 2'06.319 2.503 0.014
17 7 Hiroshi Aoyama FTR Kawasaki 2'06.691 2.875 0.372
18 68 Yonny Hernandez Aprilia ART 2'06.796 2.980 0.105
19 9 Danilo Petrucci Suter BMW 2'07.100 3.284 0.304
20 71 Claudio Corti FTR Kawasaki 2'07.361 3.545 0.261
21 70 Michael Laverty PBM 2'07.525 3.709 0.164
22 67 Bryan Staring FTR Honda 2'08.631 4.815 1.106
23 52 Lukas Pesek Suter BMW 2'11.036 7.220 2.405

 

Round Number: 
12
2013
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